Background checks are commonly used in the hiring process when an employer wants to make sure their job candidate has all necessary qualifications for the open position. It is important to conduct these background checks correctly and in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). It is worth noting that FCRA does not apply… Read more »
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Everything You Need to Know about the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act)
Background checks are a vital part of an employer’s hunt for a potential new hire. These background checks are guided by a federal legislation known as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FCRA was instituted to promote the accuracy, fairness and privacy of the files of consumer reporting agencies.
California Updates Guidance on Wearing Masks
Face masks are required in all public spaces throughout California in a mandate made by Governor Gavin Newsom in June 2020. This mandate has a common goal in mind: reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Using Online Resources for COVID-19
It’s always good to try and plan for the unexpected, but no one could have anticipated COVID-19 and the massive effect it would have on daily life. As we continue to see the impact of coronavirus, we understandably want to stay as informed as possible as this situation continues. While it may be confusing trying… Read more »
CDC Guidelines If An Employee Tests Positive or is at Risk for COVID-19
If an employee at your business tests positive for COVID-19, there are a number of procedures advised by the CDC to follow in order to ensure that your employees, including those infected, are safe. These measures may vary in complexity depending on your specific type of business, which is why it is also advised to… Read more »
Expert Tips for Firing an Employee
As a business owner, chances are you’ll find yourself in the situation in which you need to fire an employee. It’s understandable that firing an employee can be an uncomfortable experience, not only for the employee being fired, but for the person informing that employee that they will be let go. Although it’s not something… Read more »
What To Review While Considering Terminating An Employee
Business owners sometimes tend “jump-the-gun” when it comes to terminating an employee, and aside from any direct cases with an immediate firing need, you may want to consider following these steps before you pull the plug on their time at your business:
Making the Most of an Employee Satisfaction Survey
Most businesses have some form of an employee satisfaction survey that they provide to their staff annually, and if you don’t, you may want to consider creating one. These surveys allow the people who work for you to provide valuable input, and with questions that are structured correctly, can really help to make some amazing… Read more »